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the most satisfaction? >>actor, gopher on the boat -- n lobo. >> -- every member of united states congress for four years? >> b-. >> talk show host at wmal today. >> b +. we will come back to all that. let's look at what it is like to be in your studio when you start off in the morning. >> 107.3, worldwide. wmal.com. listen all day and be stimulated. >> now, randy and anti with the news. >> you have been doing this how long? >> i started in 2003. this is believereally my sevent. i have saddam hussein to king for the job. -- to think for the job. -- to think for the job. -- thank for the job. they wanted to go to more 24-7 coverage. they wanted more people of the microphone. he asked me to fill in. i was not with goodwill anymore and i just come to california from nevada. it just so happened that by june of 2003, a slot had opened up. the general manager asked if i would be interested in doing this. he carefully deleted the part about getting up at 2:00 a.m. in the morning. i said that that sounded kind of interesting. i have been there ever since. >> the time and you are on? >> 5:00 a.m.-9
. in germany, is "kussler." it is a german name. in the united states it is "kessler." i am not sure if this is a result of american difficulty with foreign languages, although this country is absolutely crammed with people from every country of the world. or maybe it was just before he appeared here and tell people how to pronounce his name. it is generally "kessler." in europe it is "kussler." >> how many years have you spent with him in your life? >> we are talking 20 years. when i say 20 years, i spent that time teaching, so 20 years of vacations interspersed with sabbaticals. >> teaching where? >> i was teaching at cornell until 1994 and then i moved to columbia to teach nonfiction writing and translation which is my other hat that i wear. >> so, you are meeting with him. >> back in 1972, i founded a magazine called "index on censorship." as its name implies, it was about censorship in the arts and censorship of political books as well. i edited this for eight years until 1980 when i resigned to write my first biography which was of another man. souls and need soolzhynitsen i wa
. >> as member of the united states congress for four years? >> b-. >> head of goodwill industries for five years. >> a-. >> talk show host at wmal today. >> b+. >> we will come back to all that. let's look at what it is like to be in your studio when you start off in the morning. >> 107.3, worldwide. wmal.com. listen all day and be stimulated. >> now, randy and andy with the news. >> you have been doing this how long? >> i started in 2003. this is really my seventh year. i have saddam hussein thank for the job. i had been out in california. i was between careers at that time. i had filled them for a talk- show host on our station from time to time. the guy that was on general manager, because of the war effort ramping up in iraq,they wanted to go to more 24/7 coverage. they wanted more people on the microphone. he asked me to fill in. i started doing more work. i was not with goodwill anymore and i had just come to california from nevada. i gravitated to it following the war. it just so happened that by june of 2003, a slot had opened up. and the parks had been doing it for years. -- andy parks
pronounce his last name. in germany, is "kussler." in the united states it is "kessler." it is generally "kessler." in europe it is "kussler." >> how many years have you spent with him in your life? >> we are talking 20 years. >> teaching where? >> i was teaching at cornell until 1994 and then i moved to columbia to teach nonfiction writing and translation which is my other hat that i wear. >> so, you are meeting with him. >> back in 1972, i founded a magazine called "index on censorship." it was about censorship in the arts and censorship of political books as well. i edited this for eight years until 1980 when i resigned to write my first biography which was of another man. i was a dinner at david's one evening and he invited arthur koestler to meet me and talk about passing this information on to people who knew that were writing in soviet occupied eastern europe and hungary. >> you said that he spent time in 14 different countries. >> is it 14? i had forgotten the number. >> give us a broad view of where it was. >> he grew up in hungary. his family was thrown out in 1919. they had re
and 150,000 students. we're the biggest community college in the united states. >> 150,000 students, really? >> yes, we cater to all of miami dade and everyone. we have a very strong influence in southern florida. >> you go for two years and transfer of to university? >> yes. >> this george washington university, is $50,000 a year for tuition. what do you pay? >> by an anonymous caller so we have been blessed that we get in-state tuition fully covered. usually, regular students would pay $86 per credit. if your full time, that would be $1,000 per semester. >> that is a little bit different. do you happen to know how many want to a four-year university? >> once you graduate, we all usually end up going to university and achieve a bachelor's. >> what have you learned since you've been here? >> just to keep an open mind? you cannot narrow your view. there are other people and other views and you need to pay attention to the spirit if not, you will not succeed. >> do you belong to a party? >> i consider myself to be independent because of a share views with the republicans and democrats
to have had fred thompson be elected president of the united states. consequently, when you get down to the choices that you have got, it has got to be the universe you live in, not the one you would pray for. >> when i asked you at the top of the show about the grade you would give, you gave goodwill industries an a-. i hear you trash congress. >> i was disappointed in the practice. the most exciting moment i had as a member of congress was before i even got there, the night of my first election victory. i'm sure a lot of new members are full of hope. i arrived in 1987 and served until 1995. three presidents came and went and i was able to split the difference between being a minority member and an effective member. by the time i left, i felt as if the process was imploding on itself. it seems trivial, now. we argued about deficit spending back then. it is nowhere near in the league that it is now. i came out of a show business background. rightly or wrongly, successful endeavors in show business have a beginning, a middle and an end. public policy and congress are always in the mid
are the biggest community college in the united states. >> small? 160,000 students? >> yes, and we indicater to basically all of miami dade. all the mayors, senators, congressman. we were meeting with a senator tomorrow. we have a very strong through in -- influence in southern florida. >> so you go for two years? >> correct and then we transfer off to university. >> by the way, this school, george washington, gets $50,000 some-odd a year for tuition. what do you have to pay? >> i've been in the honors college so thankfully we get in-state fully covered but it would be approximately $ 6 a create co--- credit. so every year, $1,000 semester a approximately plus books. >> so a little different. >> right. >> due happen to know how many go on to a four-year university or college? >> once you graduate, especially in honorors college, we all usually going going on to get our bachelor's. >> what have you learned? >> just to keep an open mind. you can't narrow yourself to only your view because there are other people and their views and you need to pay attention to those. >> do you belong to a party
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